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Dog returns power of speech to man with Alzheimer's

On her Mama CEO blog, Lisa Abeyta posted a deeply touching story about the video she had posted on YouTube. Her father, whose speech has disappeared as his dementia has deepened, had been having a chat with her dog. 52 more words

Animal Stories

Day 338 – A Name Is Just A Name (Part 1 of 2)

What was her name? Why can’t I remember her name?

I look up from the scuffed linoleum floor to watch two paramedics stroll by, lugging an empty stretcher behind them. 520 more words

Alzheimer's

Music and Music Therapy for Alzheimer’s & Dementia Patients

Alzheimer’s therapies that draw on individual interests through structured activities can be beneficial. Many memory-care facilities regularly use music as therapy and recreation because many Alzheimer’s patients can remember and sing songs even in the advanced stages of the disease. 768 more words

Elder Care

Independence

When Mom feels sad or frustrated it’s usually associated with missing someone or something. Today it seems it was the loss of her independence. The first words out of her mouth, after a deep sigh, were, “ 544 more words

Alzheimer's

Stickers bring MacBook Airs to life, faster Haswells, EFI, more

New Apple ad shows off sticker-clad MacBook Airs — The ad calls the Air ‘the notebook people love’: Apple has published a short 30-second commercial featuring a number of MacBook Airs dressed up in stickers and decals, with each customised thin-and-light reflecting the personality of its owner. 282 more words

Mac News

A Wet Dishrag

Growing up Southern, I have heard and used plenty of very unique sayings. The title of this post is one I have heard many time from my older relatives, especially the ladies. 482 more words

The Everyday

Dr. Trojanowski Discusses New Paths for Alzheimer's Research in Recent P&T Article

According to Susan Worley’s recent article ‘After Disappointments, Alzheimer’s Researchers Seek Out New Paths’ for Pharmacy & Therapeutics journal, right now, the only Alzheimer’s treatments that are available are those that simply address the symptoms, but cannot modify the disease. 505 more words

Degenerative Disease